Midnight's Children

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Penguin Books, Jan 1, 2000 - Fiction - 533 pages
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"An extraordinary novel...one of the most important to come out of the English-speaking world in this generation. AIt? is to modern India what Gunter Grass's The Tin Drum is to modern Germany." --Robert Towers, The New York Times Book Review

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At least I could appreciate your fine writing. - Goodreads
Read few pages, too many digressions. - Flipkart
The pace of the story is really slow..dragging.. - Flipkart
Rushdie is not every ones writer. - Flipkart

Tough read

User Review  - Flipkart

Read few pages, too many digressions. I bought this as it was featured on must-read books for MBA prep. Well it would help very much in vocab building. It might take some more time for me to finish this one. But its indeed engrossing!! Read full review

HEART ATTACK TRIGGERING MATERIAL!!!

User Review  - Himanshi Garg - Flipkart

beware guys. this is not to be preferred if ura beginner. but this still is a masterpiece. one of its kind, reading this book simple explains why this book is still discussed amongst people so much ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Salman Rushdie was born in India on June 19, 1947. He was raised in Pakistan and educated in England. His novels include Grimus, The Satanic Verses, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Moor's Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Fury, Shalimar the Clown, The Enchantress of Florence, and Luka and the Fire of Life. His non-fiction works include Imaginary Homelands, The Jaguar Smile, and Step across This Line. He has received numerous awards including the Whitbread Prize for Best Novel (twice), the James Tait Black Prize, the French Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger, the Booker Prize in 1981for Midnight's Children, and the 2014 PEN/Pinter Prize.

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